Lidice and Terezín: An Educational Day Trip of Holocaust history from Prague

Day Trip Heritage Historical Private
TOUR OVERVIEW

This visit is essential to understanding the complicated history that unfolded in Czechoslovakia in 1941 when the region’s thousand-year-old Jewish communities were deported through Terezín to death camps elsewhere.

This tour will start with a Hotel pick-up in the morning (8 am).On the way to Lidice (30 minutes), I will talk about the history of the Czech Republic and what it was like during the occupation in WW2, and the tragic fate of the Jews in former Czechoslovakia and Eastern Europe.

We will be driving around the site where Reinhard Heydrich was assassinated by members of the Czech resistance. Once in Lidice, we will have a comprehensive tour of the site and visit the local museum and the emotional memorial for those who perished. We will then take a short drive to Terezin (35 minutes). Upon arriving in Terezin, firstly we will visit the Large Fortress and the Terezín Museum. Afterwards, there is the Magdeburg Barracks, the hidden Synagogue, the Jewish cemetery, the Menorah monument, and a visit to the crematorium. Lastly, we will go into the Small Fortress to spend time exploring the Gestapo prison, the single and mass cells, and a secret tunnel that most visitors do not get to see (with a local guide).

Please note there is no official lunch break on this tour. I recommend a packed lunch or a quick stop at a bakery before we leave the city.

 

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See the overwhelming reaction from the press, by downloading our free pressbook. Special thanks to Moshe Gilad of the @haaretzcom for highlighting this forgotten but important story in the Galeria section of the newspaper and available to download on WJT.

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